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BLS training for health workers offered at Bay

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ESCANABA — Bay College Training & Development will be offering Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers training on Thursday, Dec. 5, from 4 to 8 p.m. Eastern time. Cost is $75, and includes a mask and the required manual. Classes are limited to six participants. To register or view ...

City council meetings tonight

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Iron Mountain City Council will meet at 6 p.m. today at City Hall, 501 S. Stephenson Ave., Iron Mountain. The agenda includes a discussion on the starting date for the school liaison officer and a proposed zoning amendment for accessory buildings. Kingsford City Council will meet at 6:30 ...

Artists of the Month

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Area winners for the Association of Student Artists competition for Artist of the Month for October: in front, from left, are Ali Metras of Kingsford, Emmah Maki of Niagara, Wis., and Kiera Sullivan of Florence, Wis.; in back are Madeline Anderson of Pembine, Wis., Airen Hale of Norway, Megan ...

Area schools present at rural education forum

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The school districts of Florence County and Niagara, along with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, gave a presentation at the 2019 National Forum to Advance Rural Education on Oct. 24-26 in Louisville, Ky. The opportunity to talk about the Woodland Consortium on a ...

Prosecutor issues report for October

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County Prosecutor Lisa M. Richards has released her department’s activity report for October. The office received 73 police reports from the five area law enforcement agencies and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. From those reports, the office ...

In the service — Steber

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U.S. Air Force Airman Sidnie A. Steber graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and ...

IMHS winter scholarship check distribution schedule

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IRON MOUNTAIN — All current Iron Mountain High School scholarship recipients of are required to secure their scholarship checks from Mel Laydon in her office across from the main office. Returning recipients must bring in a current college grade transcript with name, credits earned and ...

Marinette Republicans set meeting

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CRIVITZ, Wis. — The Republican Party of Marinette County will hold their next meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21 in Crivitz High School board room. Discussion will include Trump yard signs, April 25, 2020 Lincoln Dinner, county committees for upcoming County Caucus on March 14, District ...

Information offered on forest permits

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GLADSTONE — Hiawatha National Forest will host two open houses regarding special use permits, which are required for a variety of activities the public may wish to conduct on national forest system lands. The open houses will be 3 to 6 p.m. Eastern time at the Forest Service offices in ...

Big Brothers Big Sisters

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Big Brothers Big Sisters has received a $300 donation from Northern Interstate Bank. From left are Jim Helgren, the bank’s assistant vice president; Connie Larson, program coordinator at BBBS; and Gary Fish, the bank’s chief lending officer. For more information about Big Brothers Big ...

Federal charges link NJ man to vandalism at synagogues

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CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man faces allegations he conspired to carry out spray paint vandalism attacks two months ago against synagogues in Michigan and Wisconsin. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported 18-year-old Richard Tobin allegedly recruited people on a neo-Nazi social ...

KMS keyboards

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The Dickinson Area Community Foundation has awarded a $250 mini-grant to Kingsford Middle School to purchase keyboards for the school piano unit.

Mountaineers win 21-7, advance to state semifinals

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IRON MOUNTAIN -- Iron Mountain advanced to the MHSAA Division 7 state semifinals Saturday with a 21-7 win over Traverse City St. Francis at Mountaineer Stadium. The Mountaineers jumped out to a 13-0 halftime lead after capitalizing on two Gladiator turnovers. The Iron Mountain defense was ...

Children’s museum in IM draws more donations and volunteers

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Imagine walking into a castle with a drawbridge, dragon and tower for little prince and princesses to play make-believe. That’s the plan for the entrance of the new Imagination Factory Children’s Museum at 217 W. Hughitt St. in Iron Mountain, in the former Iron Mountain ...

North Dickinson grows its school fund balance

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FELCH TOWNSHIP — Less than a decade after financially being in the red by more than $120,000, the North Dickinson County School District has grown its general fund balance to almost $350,000. Michael Roell, finance/athletic director, told the school board this week the district has ...

DCHS invites reservations for Thanksgiving Day meal

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County Healthcare System will again offer a free Thanksgiving Day meal for those in the community who are alone for the holiday, unable to prepare a meal or cannot leave their home to enjoy the holiday with family and friends. For more than 19 years, DCHS has been ...

Chickadees flock toward reliable food sources

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The email’s subject line posed the question: “Where are all the chickadees?” Priscilla Hall wrote that these normally numerous signature woodland birds have been no-shows at their Rock camp in Delta County, adding she’d heard a radio caller from Manistique mention “the same lack of ...

Dickinson dog owners reminded to purchase licenses

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County dog licenses for 2020 are now being sold, said Lorna Carey, county treasurer. Licenses are $10 each and can be purchased at the treasurer’s office in the Dickinson County Courthouse. “A dog license tells everyone that your dog is not a stray and ...

Treasury: Collection contractors beginning operations this month

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LANSING — Michiganders with past-due tax debts or other state debts may receive a call from one of two contractors operating on behalf of the Michigan Department of Treasury. Taxpayers who have been referred to collections due to outstanding state debts may receive a call from either GC ...

Blood center has critical need

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MARQUETTE — The UP Regional Blood Center is experiencing a critical need for B-positive, O-negative, A-positive, and A-negative blood types. The UP Regional Blood Center has collection sites in Marquette, Hancock, Escanaba, Sault Ste. Marie and Iron Mountain and is the primary supplier of ...